They're off and running

Staff and volunteers with the Mystic Aquarium's Animal Rescue Team release four rehabilitated harbor seal pups at Blue Shutters Beach in Charlestown, RI, Friday.

My Pet Pal: Beau

Beau wants the Lighthouse Inn in New London to re-open as a restaurant so he can get some leftovers.

Green & Growing: Seeding, overseeding, and dormant seeding: What’s the difference?

Every field of endeavor has its own jargon, and the world of land care is no exception.

UPDATED: Tractor-trailer rollover on I-395 ramp in Norwich cleared

The Exit 18 on-ramp of Interstate 395 was closed for a short time Friday morning after a tractor-trailer hit two light poles and rolled over, state police said.

UPDATED: Man's body discovered in wood chipper in Stonington

A man's body was discovered in a wood chipper on Ogden Farm property following a 2:55 p.m. 911 call on Thursday, police said.

Groton man now a suspect in 3 bank robberies

State and local police continue to search for a Groton man who is now a suspect in a string of three bank robberies, the latest on Tuesday in Stonington.

Fire marshal: New London fire accidentally sparked by portable heater

Fire Marshal Vernon Skau determined a fire Saturday at Summer Street home was sparked by a portable heater operating too close to bedding.

State police charge New London man with cashing fraudulent check

State police arrested a New London man Monday on charges that he allegedly cashed a fraudulent state Department of Revenue Services tax refund check.



Bank of America directs fraud complaints to a sales pitch for cruises

Bank of America Waterford branch was giving out business cards directing customers to a sales phone...


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USS North Dakota class joins the fleet

Groton — Seventy-one sailors of "Class 15440" USS North Dakota (SSN-784) graduated from Basic Enlisted Submarine School on Oct. 2. Seaman Mark Gonzalez was both class honorman with a 97.45 GPA and recipient of the Submarine...

The American Legion Walk for Veterans coming to Hartford

Hartford — The national commander of the American Legion, Dale Barnett of Douglasville, Ga., and Department Commander Paul Spedaliere will lead American Legion family members and friends in an Awareness Walk for Veterans on Oct. 8.

Mystic VFW lists October events

Mystic — The Hugo A. Simonelli Post 3263, Veterans of Foreign Wars will meet on Saturday, Oct. 10, at 11 a.m. at the post home. All members are encouraged to attend. The Ladies Auxiliary will meet on Oct. 12 at 6 p.m. They will be...



Connecticut court won't reconsider eliminating death penalty

Connecticut Supreme Court declines state's request to reconsider eliminating the death penalty

Cops: Man stabbed at funeral, suspect tries to flee in limo

Police: Man stabbed at funeral after family argument, suspect tries to flee in back of limo

State urges Connecticut poultry owners to register flocks amid virus threat

The state Department of Agriculture on Thursday urged all Connecticut poultry owners to register the location of their flocks with the state as a precaution to help reduce the risk of spreading avian flu.